The Japanese Lover

The Japanese Lover

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Parvathi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaya and an arranged marriage to a wealthy businessman. But her father has cheated, supplying a different girl's photograph, and Kasu Marimuthu, furious, threatens to send her home in disgrace. Gradually husband and wife reach an agreement, and the naive young girl learns to assume the air of sophisticated mistress of a luxurious estate. She even adopts his love child and treats Rubini as her own daughter -- a generous act which is rewarded by a long-wished-for son. But it is a life without passion, and Parvathi dreams of loving -- and being loved -- with complete abandon. When the Japanese invade Malaya, in WW2, they requisition the estate. Marimuthu dies and Parvathi is forced to accept the protection of the Japanese general who has robbed her of her home. For the first time, she experiences passion. And gradually, her sworn enemy becomes the lover she has always yearned for ...

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781444700336
BY (AUTHOR) Manicka, Rani
PUBLISHER : Hodder & Stoughton PUBLICATION DATE : September 01, 2010
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hodder Paperback
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 176 mm x 112 mm
WEIGHT : 180 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
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DESCRIPTION :
Parvathi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaya and an arranged marriage to a wealthy businessman. But her father has cheated, supplying a different girl's photograph, and Kasu Marimuthu, furious, threatens to send her home in disgrace. Gradually husband and wife reach an agreement, and the naive young girl learns to assume the air of sophisticated mistress of a luxurious estate. She even adopts his love child and treats Rubini as her own daughter -- a generous act which is rewarded by a long-wished-for son. But it is a life without passion, and Parvathi dreams of loving -- and being loved -- with complete abandon. When the Japanese invade Malaya, in WW2, they requisition the estate. Marimuthu dies and Parvathi is forced to accept the protection of the Japanese general who has robbed her of her home. For the first time, she experiences passion. And gradually, her sworn enemy becomes the lover she has always yearned for ...

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781444700336
BY (AUTHOR) Manicka, Rani
PUBLISHER : Hodder & Stoughton PUBLICATION DATE : September 01, 2010
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hodder Paperback
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 176 mm x 112 mm
WEIGHT : 180 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items